Best Comedy Movies of 1948

1.

Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein

5.3
7.5/10 IMDB

Two hapless freight handlers find themselves encountering Dracula, the Frankenstein Monster and the Wolf Man.

Starring: Bud Abbott, Lou Costello, Lon Chaney Jr., Bela Lugosi, Glenn Strange, Jane Randolph, Frank Ferguson, Charles Bradstreet, George Barton, Lenore Aubert ..
Directed by: Charles Barton
Release date: 1948-06-15
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Unfaithfully Yours
2.

Unfaithfully Yours

4.0
7.6/10 IMDB

Before he left for a brief European visit, symphony conductor Sir Alfred De Carter casually asked his staid brother-in-law August to look out for his young wife, Daphne, during his absence. August has hired a private detective to keep tabs on her. But when the private eye's report suggests Daphne might have been canoodling with his secretary, Sir Alfred begins to imagine how he might take his revenge.

Starring: Rex Harrison, Linda Darnell, Rudy Vallee, Barbara Lawrence, Kurt Kreuger, Lionel Stander, Laurette Luez, Edgar Kennedy, Al Bridge, Julius Tannen ..
Directed by: Preston Sturges
Release date: 1948-12-10
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Scaredy Cat
3.

Scaredy Cat

4.0
7.9/10 IMDB

Porky and Sylvester spend the night in an old dark house, whose horrors only Sylvester sees. His repeated attempts to save Porky from the ghoulish doings of the killer mice infesting the place only make the skeptical Porky all the more convinced of Sylvester's cowardice.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1948-12-18
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Haredevil Hare
4.

Haredevil Hare

3.9
7.9/10 IMDB

Bugs is the test rabbit shot to the moon. There, he meets Commander X-2, who is intent on destroying the Earth with his Aludium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator.

Starring: Mel Blanc, Stan Freberg ..
Directed by: Chuck Jones
Release date: 1948-07-24
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : The Foghorn Leghorn
5.

The Foghorn Leghorn

3.9
7.8/10 IMDB

Little Henery the Chicken Hawk wants to prove he's big enough to hunt chickens, but he doesn't know what a chicken is. He labels Foghorn Leghorn a loud-mouthed shnook and dismisses him, prompting Foggy to indignantly try to prove he's a chicken and therefore fit to be Henery's prey.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Robert McKimson
Release date: 1948-10-09
6.

Easter Parade

3.8
7.4/10 IMDB

On the day before Easter in 1911, Don Hewes is crushed when his dancing partner (and object of affection) Nadine Hale refuses to start a new contract with him. To prove Nadine's not important to him, Don acquires innocent new protegee Hannah Brown, vowing to make her a star in time for next year's Easter parade.

Starring: Judy Garland, Fred Astaire, Peter Lawford, Ann Miller, Jules Munshin, Clinton Sundberg, Richard Beavers, Lola Albright, Shirley Ballard, Edward Biby ..
Directed by: Charles Walters
Release date: 1948-07-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Sitting Pretty
7.

Sitting Pretty

3.8
7.5/10 IMDB

Tacey and Harry King are a suburban couple with three sons and a serious need of a babysitter. Tacey puts an ad in the paper for a live-in babysitter, and the ad is answered by Lynn Belvedere. But when she arrives, she turns out to be a man. And not just any man, but a most eccentric, outrageously forthright genius with seemingly a million careers and experiences behind him.

Starring: Clifton Webb, Robert Young, Maureen O'Hara, Richard Haydn, Louise Allbritton, Randy Stuart, Ed Begley, John Russell, Betty Lynn, Larry Olsen ..
Directed by: Walter Lang
Release date: 1948-01-01
8.

A Foreign Affair

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

In occupied Berlin, an army captain is torn between an ex-Nazi cafe singer and the U.S. congresswoman investigating her.

Starring: Jean Arthur, Marlene Dietrich, John Lund, Millard Mitchell, Charles Meredith, William Murphy, Peter von Zerneck, Stanley Prager, Raymond Bond, Boyd Davis ..
Directed by: Billy Wilder
Release date: 1948-08-20
9.

Mr. Blandings Builds His Dream House

3.8
7.3/10 IMDB

Cary Grant stars as an advertising executive who dreams of getting out of the city and building a perfect home in the country, only to find the transition fraught with problems.

Starring: Cary Grant, Myrna Loy, Melvyn Douglas, Reginald Denny, Sharyn Moffett, Connie Marshall, Louise Beavers, Ian Wolfe, Harry Shannon, Tito Vuolo ..
Directed by: H. C. Potter
Release date: 1948-06-04
10.

State of the Union

3.7
7.2/10 IMDB

An industrialist is urged to run for President, but this requires uncomfortable compromises on both political and marital levels.

Starring: Spencer Tracy, Katharine Hepburn, Van Johnson, Angela Lansbury, Adolphe Menjou, Lewis Stone, Margaret Hamilton, Charles Dingle, Charles Lane, Howard Smith ..
Directed by: Frank Capra
Release date: 1948-04-30

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